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Simon Brown

Simon Brown is Associate Professor in Film and Television at Kingston University. His main areas of research are early cinema, British cinema, colour cinematography and contemporary American television. He joined Kingston University in 2004 after spending a decade at the BFI National Film and Television Archive, sourcing and restoring old films.

In 2004, in addition to teaching at Kingston, he was Senior Research Fellow for The London Project, a year-long AHRB funded project researching the history of the British Film Industry in London from its inception to 1914.

He has written about and taught a range of Film, TV and Media related subjects such as Film History and Technology, National Cinemas including Britain, China and Hong Kong, Cult Film and Television, Horror, Censorship, Documentary and the History of Non-Fiction Film, Archiving and the Media Industry as well as Contemporary American Film and Television.

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Cecil Hepworth and the Rise of the British Film Industry 1899-1911

This book offers an industrial, economic and aesthetic history of the early years of the British film industry from 1899-1911, through a case study of one of the most celebrated pioneer film makers, Cecil Hepworth.



Hardback    £75.00
9780859898904 | Published: 2016
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9780859899918 | Published: 2019
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Picture Perfect

The fifth in a series of volumes from the annual British Silent Cinema Festival held in Nottingham (and the first to be published by Exeter), this collective study offers an original treatment of the relationship between pre-1930 cinema and landscape.

Paperback    £17.50
9781905816019 | Published: 2007
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Hardback    £60.00
9781905816002 | Published: 2007
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PDF    £17.50
9780859899383 | Published: 2015
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